tampon

Definitions of tampon
  1. noun
    plug of cotton or other absorbent material; inserted into wound or body cavity to absorb exuded fluids (especially blood)
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    types:
    Tampax
    tampon used to absorb menstrual flow
    type of:
    plug, stopper, stopple
    blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
  2. verb
    plug with a tampon
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    type of:
    plug, secure, stop up
    fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug
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